A recap of championship Saturday at the WIAA state boys soccer tournament at Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee
Elkhorn Area High's boys soccer team found itself on the short end of a shootout Saturday as it fell to Oregon in a sectional final--bringing a dominant season to a heart-wrenching end.
The Panthers defeated the Elks 5-4 in a penalty shootout after the two teams played to a 1-1 draw during 90 minutes of regulation and two overtime sessions.
Two Janesville Craig boys soccer players earned second-team all-Big Eight Conference honors.
Adam Reigle served up a 35-yard free kick to Sean Ahler in the 73rd minute, and Ahler's goal gave Elkhorn a 1-0 victory over visiting Waunakee on Thursday, sending the Elks to a Division 2 sectional final against Oregon.
Elkhorn's boys soccer team hosts Waunakee in a Division 2 sectional semifinal Thursday, while Milton plays top-seeded Burlington in a D1 sectional semi volleyball match at Oregon.
Elkhorn Area High's boys soccer team blanked Stoughton 6-0 on Saturday to win a WIAA Division 2 regional title and extend its shutout streak to eight games. Milton, Evansville and Delavan-Darien were all knocked out Saturday.
A roundup of area WIAA boys soccer tournament games played Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.
Samuka Toure, the Cougars' chief antagonist, had three goals and an assist as the Purgolders won a WIAA Division 1 regional semifinal 4-2 at Breese Stevens Field.
Luke Umnus recorded a hat trick and six others players scored as the Elks crushed Poynette/Portage 11-0 in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal.
Second-seeded Elkhorn (14-1-2) will have home-field advantage throughout regionals and sectionals, beginning Tuesday (5 p.m.) against 15-seed Portage/Poynette (1-13-3).
Janesville Craig lost 3-1 at Madison East on Thursday night. The two teams will meet again to open the WIAA tournament Tuesday.
Elkhorn battered rival Delavan-Darien 5-0 to put an emphatic stamp on a flawless league season and win its fifth conference tournament title in seven seasons--all coming at the Comets' expense.
Madison Memorial beat host Janesville Craig 3-0 and Beloit topped visiting Parker 10-0 in Big Eight Conference boys soccer.
The marquee matchup of the week will take place Tuesday in Elkhorn, where the Elks will host Delavan-Darien in the Southern Lakes Conference championship game.
Madison West beat Janesville Craig 6-3, while Madison Memorial beat Janesville Parker 13-0 in Big Eight boys soccer Thursday.
The host Cardinals scored seven times in the first half en route to a 9-1 Big Eight Conference win.
The Cougars made some adjustments and were rewarded with a 3-1 victory over Madison La Follette in a Big Eight Conference boys soccer match.
Five notable performances by area high school athletes over the past week, and five events to keep an eye on in the next seven days.
Ethan Nichols, Vince Seils and Caleb Blair each scored Thursday to lift the Spartans over the Blue Devils.
Samuel Abreu scored twice, while four other players connected for goals as the Wildcats (7-1-1, 3-0-0 Big Eight) stayed perfect in league play.
The Cougars fell 2-1 to Sturgeon Bay during a nonconference tournament Saturday, while Janesville Parker was beaten ??-?? by Stoughton.
The Cougars conceded two goals in the second half to fall, 2-1, to Kenosha Bradford to open a two-day nonconference tournament hosted by The Prairie School.
Gabe Rubine scored four goals and Janesville Craig's boys soccer team beat Parker 11-1 in a Big Eight Conference match Thursday.
The Elks (4-1-1, 1-0-0 SLC) muscled past the Comets (5-1-1, 0-1-0 SLC) to stake their claim as the favorites in the Southern Lakes Conference.
Ty Bienema did all he could to suppress the offensive firepower of the Beloit Memorial Purple Knights in a Big Eight Conference boys soccer clash Tuesday.
Jackson Stencel scored four goals, and Evansville High's boys soccer team won 11-1 at Janesville Parker on Monday night.
Pablo Guzman Martinez notched a hat trick, and the Comets--coming off their first trip to the state tournament in four years--won 10-0 in an early-season nonconference match.
Goal off free kick helps Cougars open season with nonconference victory
The graduation of proven goal-scorers has hit several area teams, including Janesville Craig, Delavan-Darien, Elkhorn, Evansville and Lake Geneva Badger.
A defending state champion can’t often stake a claim that it’s being overlooked.
Almost three months ago, Mike Marse pulled Jason Cano and Zeus Huerta aside.
Two area volleyball teams will tangle with a pair of state powers when the WIAA sectional semifinals take place Thursday night.
The Delavan-Darien boys soccer team continues to make itself at home in Lake Geneva.